Steam’s First Fully AI-Generated PC Game Was Met With Hostility
Enter This Girl Does Not Exist, a recent Steam game with simple puzzle gameplay that nonetheless signals a massive change that will soon hit the gaming industry. The developer claims that everything, from the art to the story to the music has been generated by AI of some kind. If you haven’t heard of it that’s not surprising, as the game currently only has one review on Steam, and it’s not a positive one. But the story behind the game is curious, and indicative of larger tensions that will only become more visible within the space.
This Girl Does Not Exist sur Steam
The description makes the game sound more interesting and in-depth than it really is. It’s a jigsaw puzzle game with a very limited selection of about 5-6 girls that have about 5 pictures each.
The game has you select 3 of the girls, then you complete jigsaws of each in turn, after two round of pictures, you dismiss one of the three girls, then complete another 2 rounds, and dismiss the 2nd, to unlock all the pictures for the final remaining girl.
Once you’ve unlocked one of the girls and the “prompt” used to generate the pictures (the game doesn’t give any details of what benefit the prompt would be), you have to start the game again from the beginning to unlock another girl - which includes completing jigsaws for 3 girls, dismissing one again, etc. - meaning that you end up completing the same jigsaws multiple times for the girls you dismiss each time.